The legendary Brazilian football star Pele claims to feel “strong” after being hospitalized and diagnosed with a respiratory infection earlier this week. Pele’s health has not deteriorated in the past 24 hours. According to a Saturday report from the Albert Einstein Hospital, he is responding well to treatment for a respiratory infection. in an Instagram post on Sunday, Pele says “I’m Strong”
Since Tuesday, the 82-year-old Pele has been in the hospital
Pele stated in an Instagram post on Sunday, “I’m strong.” “With a lot of hope and I follow my treatment as usual. I want to thank the entire medical and nursing team for all the care I have received.”
The great football legend urged fans to stay “calm and positive“.
“I have a lot of faith in God and every message of love I receive from you all over the world keeps me full of energy. And watch Brazil in the World Cup, too,” he added.
From all over the world, well wishes have been sent to the three-time World Cup champion. He is also receiving treatment for cancer. Kely Nascimento, Pele’s daughter, shared a number of Instagram photos of Brazil fans presenting flags and banners to her father in Qatar to wish him well. Additionally, the Middle Eastern nation featured messages of support for the former football great on its buildings.
Brazil’s upcoming fixture in FIFA World Cup 2022
Brazil will play their next Round of 16 matches in the World Cup against South Korea on 6th December. Pele is the nation’s all-time best scorer. He scored 77 goals in 92 games and helped Brazil win the 1958, 1962, and 1970 World Cups.
Pele is receiving antibiotics to treat an infection at the same time he receives chemotherapy for cancer, according to the Albert Einstein Hospital on Friday.
In a report released on Saturday, the medical staff at Albert Einstein Hospital stated that Pele’s condition had not deteriorated in the previous 24 hours and that he had responded well to treatment for a respiratory infection that had been discovered during his stay there.
“He is still undergoing treatment and remains in stable condition,” his doctor added.
On Saturday, Qatar lit up buildings with the message “Get well soon” to show its support for legendary Pele. When news broke this week that the Brazilian footballer was having health issues, fans and players at the World Cup in Qatar in 2022 were quick to express their concerns.
“Pray for the king,” French striker Kylian Mbappe posted on Twitter on Saturday.
“We send our best wishes to him and his family as well. He is an inspiration amongst our game, incredible footballer, incredible person.” England’s captain Harry Kane added.